New York City: Appeal of the First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia to the God-Loving Flock, in Connection with the Coronavirus Pandemic - 04/01/20
I sincerely greet you with the very warmest well-wishes for the blessings of God, good health, spiritual calm, and the patience so needed in this trying time! I especially greet the doctors, nurses, and all who work in the hospitals, sincerely wishing them increased strength and Heavenly aid!
Special Appeal from Fund for Assistance to ROCOR in connection with COVID-19 Crisis - 03/31/20
New York City: Hierarchal Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral - 03/30/20
It is now the second Sunday of this Great Lent that, in accordance with requirements by City authorities in connection with the ongoing epidemic crisis, Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City
New York City: Statement from Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan to Clergy, Faithful - 03/25/20
As we enter the fourth week of Great Lent, may the "invincible and incomprehensible and divine power of the precious and life-giving Cross" bless and protect you!
New York City: Bishop Nicholas celebrates Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral - 03/25/20
On March 22, the feast of the Holy Forty Martyrs of Sebaste, and this year also the 3rd Sunday of Lent, dedicated to the Veneration of the Cross, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City
Rochester, NY: Bishop Nicholas visits Protection of the Mother of God Church - 03/24/20
With the blessing of His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, on March 15, the Second Sunday of Great Lent, dedicated to St. Gregory Palamas, His Grace Nicholas, Bishop of Manhattan, visited Protection of the Mother of God Church in Rochester, NY
North Port, FL: Metropolitan Hilarion pays Archpastoral Visit to New Parish of Russian Church Abroad - 03/18/20
On Saturday the 14th and Sunday the 15th of March, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York visited the Church of the Pochaev Icon of the Mother of God in North Port, FL.
Wayne, WV: Special Moleben, Live Streaming of Services at Holy Cross Monastery - 03/17/20
In order to console and nourish the faithful who are quarantined, monastery abbot Archimandrite Seraphim (Voepel) has blessed for church services at Holy Cross Monastery in Wayne, WV to be live-streamed for the duration of the viral outbreak crisis.
12th Anniversary of Metropolitan Laurus’ Repose - 03/16/20
Monday, March 16, marks twelve years since the repose of the ever-memorable Metropolitan Laurus – the fifth First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad.
New York City: Statement from Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, regarding Spread of Coronavirus - 03/15/20
With a sense of weighty responsibility not only for the eternal salvation of men’s souls, but also for the physical health of the clergy, monastics, parishioners, and worshippers of the Russian Church Abroad, I have been attentively following the development of events relating to the spread of the coronavirus
Moscow: His Holiness, Patriarch Kyrill, approves Prayerful Petitions in Connection with Spread of Coronavirus Threat
Special Liturgical Texts for Centenary of Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia
New York City: Prayer in Time of Devastating & Death-bearing Pestilence
Jordanville, NY: Holy Trinity Seminary to host Conference: "Russian Ecclesial Identity in a Changing World"
"I looked at a room full of people and knew that they will be in my life forever, and God willing, in the Kingdom of Heaven, too" – Reflections on St. Herman Youth Conference - 01/16/20
When people think of faith, they think of going to church every Sunday, saying the Our Father every day, and that’s about it. Before Syezd [St. Herman Youth Conference – ed.], that was the attitude I had toward my faith, too.
"Sam Cox set out to make a Documentary about a Monastery in West Virginia. He wound up Converting." - 12/20/19
In theory, the idea of parting with your iPhone and moving to a remote hamlet to tend bees and experience spiritual fervor is an appealing one, especially in 2019.